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Single-Question Drug Abuse Screening Test

Aka: Single-Question Drug Abuse Screening Test, DAS-1
  1. See Also
    1. Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAS-10)
    2. Alcoholism Screening
    3. Substance Abuse Evaluation
  2. Indications
    1. Drug Abuse Screening
  3. Criteria: Question
    1. How many times in the past year have you
      1. Used an illegal drug or
      2. Used a prescription medication for a non-medical purpose (e.g. feeling that the medical caused)
  4. Interpretation
    1. Positive Screening answer of 1 time or greater
    2. Consider reflexing a positive answer to complete the Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAS-10)
  5. Efficacy
    1. Test Sensitivity: 90-100%
    2. Test Specificity: 74%
  6. References
    1. Smith (2010) Arch Intern Med 170(13): 1155-60 [PubMed]

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